NO: E-29021|30675|2020|Electrical(HQ) Dhanbad, Date: 26/02/2021
Chief Inspector of Mines &
Director General of Mines Safety
Directorate General of Mines Safety,
Dhanbad - 826 016.
M/s. Eaton - FHF Funke + Huster Fernsig GmbH,
Gewerbeallee 15-19, D-45478 Mulheim AD Ruhr (GERMANY).
Sub: Approval under Regulation 208 (3) of the Coal Mines Regulations, 2017 for “FERNSIG” brand intrinsically safe Sound Powered Telephone, type No. F5069 manufactured by M/S FHF Funke + Huster Fernsig GMBH, Mulheim a.d. Ruhr, Germany conforming to IS/IEC 60079-0:2004, IS/IEC 60079-11:2006 and IS/IEC 60529:2001 and for use in belowground Coal Mines in India – Renewal thereof.
Please refer to your online application No. E-29021/30675/2020/Electrical (HQ) dated 17.11.2020, offline application No. CES/VSR/DGMS/20/09 dated 28.09.2020 on the above subject and CIMFR test report No. CIMFR/TC/P/H288 dated 19.07.2013 and other documents submitted therewith in this regard.
I, in exercise of powers conferred upon Chief Inspector of Mines (also designated as Director General of Mines Safety) under Regulation 208(3) of the Coal Mines Regulations, 2017, hereby renew the approval (DGMS Approval No. 447 of 1996) granted vide this Directorate's letter No. 281/858/EHQ dated 20.08.1996 for a further period of five years, i.e. up to 13.01.2026 for use in belowground Coal Mines. The conditions mentioned in the original approval and subsequent renewal letters shall be strictly complied with.
Please note that application for renewal should be made at least three (03) months before the date of expiry of the approval.